Nick Guerra

The holidays can be a depressing bore. Between the massive, violent shopping crowds who resemble Mongol hordes with each passing season and the racist relatives who make you feel ashamed to carry their DNA, you could use a laugh. Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (5321 E. Mockingbird Ln.) has brought in comedian Nick Guerra to help you get through the holidays before you can finally bid them adieu for another year. The long-haired observational comic has a keen eye for material whether it’s about crazy people in relationships or horror movies and it has earned him time on Season 8 of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and the Mun 2 reality show “Pitbull’s La Esquina.” See him at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, with additional shows at 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $15 for preferred seating. Thursday night’s show is free. More information at
Thu., Dec. 18, 8:30 p.m.; Fri., Dec. 19, 8 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 20, 10:30 p.m., 2014
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Danny Gallagher has been a regular contributor to the Dallas Observer since 2014. He has also written features, essays and stories for MTV, the Chicago Tribune, Maxim, Cracked, Mental_Floss, The Week, CNET and The Onion AV Club.